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Gas hose causes gas leak and ignites control wiring in a radiant heater

Incident Investigation

Gas hose causes gas leak and ignites control wiring in a radiant heater

March 19, 2020

Gas

Reference Number:

II-996167-2020 (#16909)



Location: Summerland

Regulated industry sector: Gas - Natural gas system

Incident overview

A radiant heater caught fire due to a gas leak. The hose between the gas valve and burner was installed with a sharp 90-degree bend at the gas valve end. The strain on the hose caused it to crack and led to a gas leak which ignited and burnt the control wiring and ignition module. No one was injured.

 

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